Friday, August 21, 2009

Old Times

I was reading through my old blog that I started to document the China stay and I realized that I was writing much more ‘content’ then now (which is turning out to be quite a pictorial blog….)

Randomly picked a few entries and found the ‘scrapbook of memories in China”. This was documented at the end of the 2 years, can safely say that it is quite an accurate summary J

Can we do a similar post of “Singapore Snapshots”?

1) house parties at weilin's (that involves the preparation in the kitchen, ie.peeling garlics and potatoes like i said previously....=p) + house parties at many many other friends' (basically always stuffing ourselves full)
2) koke at cashbox
3) cooking wkday dinners (to save $$)
4) checking out new restaurants from cityweekend, timeout, that's BJ etc.
5) hiking at
5) 6 greatwall climbs
7) buying dvds and cds, and my first time euphoria when looking at the price
8) exasperated at no shopping at all
9) massage at taipan
10) 1st time moving house all by myself (big big project that was)
11) apartment viewings and having fun criticising the interior deco
12) my 2 birthday sabo-ed sessions
13) domestic flight delays
14) seeing snow fall the first time, at awe with snow flake patterns, leaving footprints in the snow, creating angels in the snow, falling in the snow
15) dvd marathons (esp KOREAN dramas!!)
16) excitment of seeing the first green shoots of spring
17) beauty of sakura and other colorful flowers during spring
18) setting off firecrackers and fireworks
19) pedicure at lovely nails
20) eating
烤羊肉串 at xinjiang restaurants
21) eating hotpots during winter
22) wearing layers of clothing and thick down jackets at minus 10 deg.
23) forgetting to wear thick clothing during winter
24) sandstorms
25) eating by the road side stalls
26) domestic travels
27) COLD COLD HARBIN (and how i forgot my down jacket)
28) nuahing
29) that special moment in inner mongolia
30) going to weilin's house all dressed up, only to couch and watch dvds
31) crazed inclinations to do spontaneous stuff
32) awesome flag raising at
33) blocked taiwanese news on CNA
34) going to the gym more religiously then ever
35) carrying wads of rmb to pay rent every month becos the largest denomination is 100
36) avoiding spits
37) stuck at bad bad bad bad traffic for more than 1 hr
38) eating in small local hutong restaurants
39) DnD beijing opera appearence, emcee appearence
40) cool and very
特色 pubs (and cheap drinks!!)

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